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Senate Confirmation Hearing: NeoCons vs. McCain





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WASHINGTON, DC | Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a confirmation hearing for former Senator Chuck Hagel (D-NE), nominated to be the next Secretary of Defense.

Current Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is retiring upon Sen. Hagel's confirmation.

Sen. Hagel served two terms as a Nebraska Senator. While in Congress, he served on the Committee on Foreign Relations. He voted in favor of the Iraq war before later opposing continued U.S. involvement.

Hagel was a Sergeant in the Army and served in Vietnam.

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He'll Get Confirmed

I don't think Hagel is a friend of liberty. I think he's made some interesting comments about foreign policy, but I am sure he'll toe the Obama line and not much will change.

I'm not that bored

To click that link, but thanks for posting!

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within" W. Durant

McCain looks like he can't contain himself much longer

Looks like he wants to jump out of his chair and start wailing accusational questions he and Lindsay have schemed up.

With any luck he'll give

With any luck he'll give himself an aneurism.